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Multi-tasking vs focusing: which is best?

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And the answer is: it all depends! As usual with human behaviour, it depends on the context. Ophir, E., Nass, C., and Wagner, A. (2009)...

The Millennial Muddle

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Hoover, E. (2009) The Millennial Muddle Chronicle of Higher Education, October 11 This very LONG article looks ostensibly at the business that discussing millennials has...

The learners' experience of e-learning

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From 'Key messages' in the JISC Responding to Learners Pack JISC (2009) Responding to Learners Pack Bristol, UK: Joint Information Systems Committee. From the JISC site: JISC...

Social networking in two year colleges in the USA

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Marklein, M. B. (2009) Social networks could help community college students USA Today, November 16 This is a news report on a study just released...

So: is e-learning really failing in higher education? An answer

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Background This is the last in a series of ten blogs on the topic: 'Is e-learning failing in higher education?' My blogs on this topic...

New millennial learners in higher education: evidence and policy implications

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Pedró, F. (2009) 'New millennial learners in higher education: evidence and policy implications', in 'Technology in Higher Education', to be released later by OECD/CERI This...

It’s all about millennials – or is it?

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This is the sixth blog on the topic: 'Is e-learning failing in higher education?'. The previous five were: 1. Is e-learning failing in higher education? 2....

Educating the Net Generation

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Oblinger, D. and Oblinger, J. (2005) Educating the Net Generation Bolder CO: EDUCAUSE Somewhat 'old' now, but still essential reading, this collection explores the Net...

Studies Explore Whether the Internet Makes Students Better Writers

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Keller, J. (2009) Studies Explore Whether the Internet Makes Students Better Writers Chronicle of Higher Education, June 15 Interesting article exploring the differences between 'academic'...

Higher Education in a Web 2.0 World

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Committee of Inquiry into the Changing Learner Experience (2009) Higher Education in a Web 2.0 World Bristol, UK: JISC/HEFCE, 52 pp. 'Supported by the principal...